Chassis: 2002 Freightliner FL 80 RWD Conventional Cab, 325 HP Cummins Diesel, 4 door, 5 passenger.
Body: Aluminum body w roll up doors built by HUB Fire Engines of Abbotsford, BC.
Aerial Device: 65 Ft American LaFrance Telesquirt with twin waterways, single box style boom, telescoping ladder with the ability to produce up to 1000 GPM at the tip of the combination nozzle.
Aerial Controls: Three methods. Rear of apparatus all controls, Remote Control unit all ladder and nozzle controls, tip of aerial nozzle controls only.
Pump: Hale QMax 1500 GPM Single Stage main pump.
Water Tank: 495 Gallon Poly tank.
Communications: Direct line communications from operator rear controls to aerial tip and back, or portable radio.
Set Up: On or up to 5% Grade: use aerial in any position. 5% up to Max of 10% grade, position apparatus up or downhill, and use aerial only in 45 degrees sweep from straight out front or rear of apparatus. Do not operate off side (45-90 Degrees) at this grade!
Range of Motion: From 9 Degrees below Horizontal to 85 degrees above horizontal, and 360 degrees circular.
Best set up for stability: Aerial device out over the front or rear of apparatus.
Ground Ladders: 26 Ft extension, 12 ft Roof & 2 X 10ft attic (one attached to aerial device)
Transverse Pre connected Lines: 2 X 1 ½” one with foam. 2 X 2 ½” one with Foam.
Blitz Nozzle: Preconnected on right side front bumper 2 ½”.
Comox Ladder 35 is a multipurpose aerial device/pumper designed for quick set up with a small footprint.
It has four main functions as a first line apparatus:
1. To act as an elevated water stream.
2. To act as a water delivery system for the first in apparatus by laying in large diameter (4”) hose and/or tandem pumping.
3. To act as a secondary pumper with ground line (attack) capabilities.
4. To act as a light lifting/rescue device if necessary (Basket Stretcher).